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safety. then she ordered him held without bail until his trial of the murder of 22-year-old stephen pitcairn. >> the mayor, police commissioners. city council leaders. and you can see here, a growing number of neighbors and loved ones, as stephen pitcairn came here to remember a life. >> reporter: these pictures capture the essence of steph know pitcairn. >> he said his biggest ambition was to give back to the community through being a physician. >> reporter: a memorial is growing where he was killed on st. paul street, along with the community's outrage. >> it's shocking. it's shocking employing it's scary, it's so close. >> imagine other people walking the streets. that are supposed to be locked
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up. and waiting to commit senseless murders like that. >> the accused killers, a married couple, who both have long criminal records, bragged that they killed a white boy and that they were on the hunt that night. >> this is an example of a breakdown of the system. >> reporter: particularly troubling is john wagner's past. in and out of the court for a decade, prosecutors say this shows him beating and robbing someone three months ago. but the victim backed out. and prosecutors dropped that case. two years ago, he pleaded guilty to beating his girlfriend. but the judge ordered he serve no jailtime. he then violated has probation four times,erna -- earning him no time behind bars. >> reporter: and just last week, a warrant was issued on his arrest, but it was never served because of a backlog in the system. >> we need to make sure we do everything we can to make sure violent offenders are off the street. >> reporter: those who love
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stephen pitcairn are waiting for justice now, hoping the system doesn't break down again. >> reporter: john wagner told the judge today that he did not commit this murder. the judge ordered an evaluation to see what suicide risk he poses. as you can see tonight, again, a growing crowd of people out here, very concerned about what happened. and they want to make sure something like this doesn't happen again. reporting live, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> lavelva merit-wagner and the other person charged in the murder have a string of drug convictions. a judge ordered her held without bail yesterday. a fran-year-old is charged as a juvenile, with rape-- 14- year-old is charged as a juvenile with rape at the juvenile detention center. derek valcourt has more on startling new details on the case. derek? >> reporter: that hearing today, essentially, the juvenile equivalent of an indictment. >> reporter: it was february 18th, when workers at the
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cheltenham youth facility discovered the partially clothed body of 65-year-old teacher hannah wheeling. >> she loved children. she called everyone here her sweetie by, -- pie, her honey bunch. she treated everyone as if they were her own. >> reporter: but today, at the prince george's county courthouse, one of those children, now 14 years old, was charged with her murder and rape. the p.g. county tainer's office will -- attorney's office will try to have the 14-year-old charged as an adult. the boy's dna matches those found on the victim. she was beat know over -- beaten over the head. she was strangled, possibly with a laniard over her neck. and his name was found on the bloody clothes left at the crime scene. the teacher was reportedly found at the stairwell. her body dragged outside a nearby door. she was last seen giving the defendant an exam. one hour later, another member
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reported seeing the same 13- year-old, running up the stairs, acting nervous. >> he absolutely should be tried as a juvenile. >> but they want to have him tried as an adult. >> have you to still realize that the person you're dealing with is a child, with a child's thought process, a child's lack of judgment. he's a scared 13-year-old. and he's a scared 13-year-old that as far as i'm aware, has always denied committing this crime. >> reporter: prosecutors say they will formally ask that that child be tried as an adult at the hearing. >> the 14-year-old is being held at the western maryland children's center now in hagerstown. maryland natural resources police have determined the cause of a death of a man who died in a jet ski accident in the bay. jessica is in the newsroom with details on this. warren smith died from electrocution, it happened
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sunday evening, around 1 1/2 miles south of the bay bridge. powerful storms moved through the region. investigators say smith and a friend were racing back to avoid the storms when lightning was nearby. it wasn't enough to avoid a direct strike. but enough to kill him. >> summer thunderstorms are coming and can pop up with little or no warning. an unusual criminal case in anne arundel county tonight. police have a suspect in custody. but they are looking for a would-be victim. police say a suspect stole items from a store in the annapolis mall. he appears to try to carjack a woman driving that beige car. he was eventually apprehended by security. but police are looking for the victim in the car. maryland voters consistently rate the environment and the health of the chesapeake bay, among their top 10 issues. lnow, it has -- well, now, it has become the issue of the hotly contested governor's race.
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tonight, wjz checks the contested race. >> former governor bob ehrlich dives right into the environmental debate. >> we came up with the best idea. that the chesapeake bay foundation says, the most important initiative in the last 20 years for the bay. >> reporter: the chesapeake bay foundation has produced a restoration act. >> who has the best environmental record? you or governor o'malley? >> i haven't really focused on his so much. but i would tell you, i would put our environmental record up against anyone. >> reporter: but the state's most influential environmental groups disagree. >> you have to admit, governor ehrlich has a lot of hut paw with -- hutzpah putting this up. >> reporter: governor o'paly -- o'malley passed with an a. >> he has passed clean energy to stop global warming. >> we have seen some progress. never as much progress as quickly as any of us would
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like. >> reporter: governor o'malley recently addressed others, touting a rebounding crab population and plans to open up new oyster beds to aqua culture. >> that's a good thing, right? >> yes, it is. >> reporter: meanwhile, ehrlich claims it will continue to make a difference. even if some environmental groups say it's not enough. >> this is the most important bay in this region. and everybody knows it. >> reporter: governor ehrlich says he does plan to announce some new initiatives in the coming weeks. and by the way, he has been off the campaign trail in the last few days. he had minor back surgery. he's doing all right now. for the latest poll result and updated information, you can log onto wjz.com. a multimillion-dollar settlement. a city jury awards more than $34 million in damages following a carbon monoxide incident. it happened back in february 2008, at the ruth's chris restaurant at poor 5 -- pier 5 hotel.
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firefighters testified the levels were potentially deadly. almost all of the victims are former workers at the restaurant. >> they're relieved that justice is done. and they're apprehensive about their future. because they do have permanent brain damage. and that's not fun. >> ruth's chris was not a defendant in this case. and was not at fault. it was the owners of the pier 5 hotel and the operators of it. we have new information tonight on a shocking story wjz first told you about yesterday. police say the mother of a newborn baby put the infant in a trash bag, then threw her out the second story window of a home in baltimore county. mike schuh explains, the mother didn't even know she was pregnant. >> it's a horrifying way. a mother gives birth in a bathtub. >> placed the baby in a plastic
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bag and out the window. >> police say the bathroom is covered in blood. mother and daughter are rushed to jdmc. this pediatrician hears what happened and expects the worse. >> not a scratch. not a bruise. nothing. no fractures on this baby. and i was overwhelmed with release. a big sense of exhilaration and joy. but the baby was fine. this beautiful little girl. this innocent baby was fine. in fact, those working here nicknamed the child a miracle. >> it's a miracle. there's no explanation. >> the umbilical plant was ripped. >> when asked, the doctor couldn't get into details.
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but they say she was not suffering emotionally, and she did not know she was pregnant. >> what happened here has deeply touched the staff at this hospital. they called the infant a pure spirit. and they looked elsewhere for this. >> look at the baby and nothing happened to her. she was intact. no bones broken. it defies all medical logic. i say god was merciful. not just on this baby. but on this mother. >> in fact, baby miracle is doing so well that this afternoon, she was discharged to the care of the department of social services who will place her with a foster family until this matter winds its way through the court. in towson, mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. back to you on tv hill. police have turned that investigation now over to county prosecutors. sources say that mother is currently undergoing a psychiatric evaluation. after a short break, the heat and humidity is making a comeback. let's take a live look outside now. it's not nearly as nasty as it
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was over the weekend. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. bob turk is updating the numbers in the first warning weather center. from that shot, you can see pretty far down the river there, into the bay, which means it's not that much as far as pollution goes. not a terrible day. yes, it's pretty warm. 92. humidity at 44%. winds south at 6. barometer falling a little bit. take a look at this graphic. after a good chance of thunderstorms on tomorrow afternoon. a big change. very pleasant. dry, low humidity. cooler temps coming in for friday, saturday, and into the weekend. some very nice weather. we'll talk about that in a few minutes. day 3 of ravens training camp in westminster. and the players are shaking up the rough and getting into a rhythm. wjz is live there right now. sports director mark viviano is there with the latest excitement. >> this is all about the
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training. and cody got to participate in the very first training camp today, after he passed the team's mandatory training condition test. so the big guy suited up, after learning a tough rookie lesson. >> reporter: he is 6'4'spht and -- 6'4" and 350 pounds. and a ton of concern is temporarily lifted froms had shoulder. terence cody got to practice today, after twice failing on tuesday to prove to the ravens that he's fit for nfl football. >> it was hard at first, when i came in yesterday. i knew about the test, but didn't quite know how to run it. tried a few times. and got close. but couldn't quite finish. so i got up there early this morning. and you know, knocked it out. and it was a big relief. >> cody's rookie orientation serves as a wake-up call for a young player who has dealt with weight and fitness issues before.
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his size was a serious concern when he played in college. now, as a pro, he has had the support of his veteran teammates. >> that's a tough task. especially for his big guys. they are around 350 or so. >> you know, i had a lot of people behind me, you know, cheering me on. and it was just getting it next time. or i'll try again tomorrow. a day after the ravens voiced concern, they move ahead. now able to look at it with a light-hearted view. >> i have to admit, i was surprised when they told me they passed his condition testing. but we have it on tape. and we will verify the results of that test. >> 350 pounds. hard to imagine. you heard earlier from jared johnson. we'll hear more from him. he is one of the veterans who has taken part in the early part of this training camp. i'll have that for you coming up later in sports. we'll see you then. the first preseason game is just over 2 weeks away. you can see the game live here on wjz. our special live coverage.
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carolinas-panthers game continues here on wjz 13. after the orioles season we have had, i'm ready to switch gears and go on to football. >> absolutely. and do should winning. >> i can't wait. wjz has a list of the healthiest states for children. we'll tell you where maryland ranks. when a water pipe burst at the east premiere hotels, 1,000 guests had to be vawghted. -- evacuated. i'm weijia jiang. the latest on the repairs and how the guests are doing. i'm alex demetrick. giving maryland back some breathing room. that story as eyewitness news continues. heating back up. stick around for the updated first warning weather forecast. ,
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, the kincaids live here. across the street, the padillas. ben and his family live here, too. ben's a re/max agent, and he's a big part of this community. there are lots of reasons why re/max agents average more sales than other agents. experience, certainly. but maybe it's also because they care about the markets they serve and the neighbors who rely on them. nobody sells more real estate than re/max.
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a water pipe suddenly burst. it forced nearly 1,000 people to relocate. >> hours earlier, it was completely flooded with water. but now, it's business as usual. >> the 30-foot waterfront hotel. evacuated 900 guests monday evening, when a water pipe burst on the fourth floor, sending water everywhere. >> we climbed the stairs, got our stuff. and started to grab everything and go down. >> contractors worked around the clock to extract the water.
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>> massive crews remain out front. >> after staying at other city hotels. most are in town for a mental health conference. >> i thought our conference would be canceled. but they somehow pulled it together. >> reporter: now that the water is gone, the hotel is focusing on the damage it left behind, including stains on the walls and ceiling. >> we were doing things with the heaters and air blowers, to be able to dry out carpets in small meeting rooms on the second floors. but for the most part, it's fully operational. >> i'm surprised that everything got put back together, especially after search a massive relocation. and we're here with such a big conference. >> reporter: right now, the hotel is about 80% full. but they expect to sell all of the rooms through the weekend. reporting in downtown baltimore, weijia jiang, wjz
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eyewitness news. >> hotel spokesman for the marriott says the cause of the rupture is still unknown. an old, outwaft -- out of the way train tunnel is about to become more out of the way. it's part of the effort to keep maryland's largest bat colony alive. turning abandoned light rails in. >> not anymore. the reason. >> high ver nackular. >> tens of thousands from a mysterious fungus, called white- nose syndrome. >> they used up all of their fat stores. then they end up starving to death before the end of the
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season. but they eat insects. there's no insects for them to eat. >> one bat can eat 1,000 mosquito-sized insects in an hour. 1 million can devour 694 tons of insects in a single summer. many of the things they eat are wheat crops. >> the possibility people might actually be moving it is enough to force the bike trail into a detour around the tunnel. >> every possible transmission of that disease. >> more than a detour will be used. special gates will also seal off the tunnel. >> allowing bats to come and go. but not people. alex demetrick, wjz eyewitness news. i now morning bats are kind of cute. after that story. alex, thiewsm thank you. because the proposed bike trails are on land, the detours
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involve a national park service, as well as the dnr. there is a fire in south baltimore. let's go to sky eye chopper 13 over the scene. captain mike perry has more for us on the scene. >> reporter: we are at marshall street and east heath in the valley. this is an electrical fire has started on a pole. apparently wires extending to a house caught fire. the fire department can't put large amounts of borders on this. because the electrical fire. and apparently the lines are still charged. causing this electrical fire. now, firefighters are staying quite a distance away until bge arrives. at this point, we are not sure exactly what caused it. other than burning and arcing wires. but there are no reports of initial injuries. we'll stay on top of the situation, keep you updated. back to you, adam. sky eye chopper 13 in south baltimore. we have a little more heat and humidity. and then we get a break. >> tomorrow is something like today.
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but they'll have more storms tomorrow. in fact, we've had pretty quiet day today. it's pretty warm. take a look at temperatures. it's still 92. compared to last weekend. dew point is up a little bit. winds south at 6. barometer holding steady. come back and look at a chance of showers and a cooldown after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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a warm, humid afternoon
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tomorrow. pretty warm and humid. but as i mentioned, a good chance of showers. take a look around the state now. the hot spot, well, hagerstown at 94. we're at 92 over in d.c., 91. the cooler spot, ocean city. a bit of a breeze come up off the ocean. 81. 85 in oakland. dew point up from yesterday a bit. did get down to 70 a little while ago. winds now come back out of the south. that will keep us in the warm, humid air for one more day. then big changes. and why? because of this. this is a front that this morning, we had some pretty good showers across iowa, wisconsin, and the great lakes. in fact, didn't have to see a weather box for those folks. this afternoon, a bunch of showers developing to our south and southwest. in that sticky air mass. this front has weakened considerably. but there are pretty good thunderstorms developing from about buffalo, down through cleveland there. you can see little bands of heavy showers and thunderstorms. this front will be makings making its way into our region. looks like western maryland may
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get these showers as early as tomorrow morning. the timing for the baltimore region is probably late morning into the afternoon. and the eastern shore, particularly south and east, where the sun will be out longer. it will get warmer. and more instability. this where we think the best chance of some severe thunderstorms tomorrow. baltimore, d.c., and annapolis area. will probably see some thunderstorm activity. let's say noon, 3:00, 4:00, as the front goes through. and some of them could have heavy wind gusts and heavy downpours. and once that front goes through, it quickly clears out, as you can see. and a dryer, very pleasant air mass moving in for tomorrow night. and friday, looks just delightful. blue skies. low humidity. great-looking day. small craft advisory tomorrow for the winds ahead of that front. and things clear out by tomorrow night. and the winds shift back to the northwest. 84 is your bay temp. tonight, then, clear to partly cloudy. 74 and humid overnight. tomorrow, sun, clouds, showers and a couple of thunderstorm activities going through the region.
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92, maybe. maybe on the upper 80s. and turning cooler and dryer tomorrow night. and a beautiful day on friday. and saturday as well. >> sunday, too. >> sunday looks like a big cloud. only about 80 degrees. >> but good temperatures. i'm paying attention, bob. >> thanks, bob. still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. it is day 100 of the gulf oil spill disaster. we'll have the latest on cleanup. and what some people from maryland are doing to help. confiscating cell phones in state prisons helping to reduce the amount of crime inside and out here. but the fight isn't over yet. i'm andrea fujii. that story is coming up on wjz eyewitness news. has a serial killer been caught? prosecutors say this man is behind a ,,,,,,
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it is just after 6:30. 92 degrees. and sunny. good evening, everybody. thanks for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. police in prince george's county say they have finally stopped the serial killer, responsible for a string of
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bizarre mother-daughter murders. jason scott, a university of maryland college grad. a part-time ups employee, life- long resident of fargo. charged in the murder of mother and daughter. they had been strangemmed. the victims of the mother and daughter lived in a two-mile radius of the home. >> this man was a ups driver, which means he doesn't doesn'tent didn't know the routes. he was able to case where he attacks. >> police also suspect him in the murder case of vilma butler. she was gunned down. her house set on fire. police say jason scott is a serial killer with the blood of at least five women on his hands. >> if i want, i don't think the death penalty is available to us, under maryland state law. we'll be seeking life without
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patrol. -- parole. >> reporter: police are looking at a task force to look at cases more than a decade old that could be connected to scott's. >> i would hope other witnesses would come forward. and i think more light is going to be shed on this investigation. or by no means do i think this investigation is over with. >> reporter: scott is indicted with two counts of first-degree murder on tuesday. he has been in prison for the last year on federal gun and sex charges. harford county police are looking for answers tonight in the shooting of a 28-year-old man. it happened on monday evening in edgewood. the man was shot several times and is now in stable condition. anyone with information is asked to call the harford county sheriff's office. a convicted killer is seeking a new trial after she pled guilty in the torture death of a teenage girl. statrina -- satrinna roberts said her attorney gave her bad advice and she didn't know she was pleading guilty. she was pleading guilty for the
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murder of ciara jones. officials say there are crimes inside and outside of prison walls. stopping the phones before they even get in is the key. >> reporter: cell phone- sniffing dogs are one tool the division of correction uses in confiscating cell phones in prison. >> the proliferation increases chances of violence. fueled by activity. >> reporter: these are just some of the cell phones found on prisoners. this year, the department of public safety and correctional officers, confiscated 32% fewer cell phones. that means their battles will prohibit them from getting in is working. >> while we are getting much better than we were a few years ago, it's unlikely that we will likely ever completely eliminate the cell phone threat. >> and the threats are real. in 2008, patrick byers, an
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inmate, ordered a hit on the person scheduled to testify against him. carl lackle was killed. >> we respond to that through searches and news of inmates and that sort of thing. that helps us control the contraband. >> officials also attribute phone confiscation to fewer staff assaults pie prisoners -- by prisoners. down 30% from last year. increased efforts from having inmates with any connection to the outside world. the fcc currently prohibits states from jamming cell phones in prisons. the maryland divisions of corrections has testified before congress to try to change that. it has now been 100 days since the deep water horizon exploded, then sank at the gulf of mexico, starting the worst oil spill in u.s. history. that massive leak was finally capped two weeks ago. and less and less oil is turning up on beach areas on
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the gulf. that means business areas are hoping this will turn around in tourism before the summer ends. wildlife suffered the worst impact from the spill. but dedicated bird rescuers from our area are offering a life line. in tonight's environment report, jessica cartiala -- jessica kartalija reports on what she saw on her visit to the gull. -- the gulf. >> reporter: thousands of oil- soaked birds. >> so frightening for them. >> look at that bird. >> reporter: their only chance, human, determined to undo the damage. >> he didn't put up too much of a fight. >> tri-state bird rescue swooped in like a s.w.a.t. team. you're looking at workers from maryland and delaware, who left on a moment's notice to save wildlife drowning in oil from the bp spill. >> there's a lot of work to be done here. cindy maler is a court team member. she's been saving birds for
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nearly 10 years. it's upsetting. >> have you ever seen anything this disturbing? >> not of this scale. >> reporter: cindy spoke with wjz immediately upon getting home from her second trip. it's an enormous job, spanning hundreds of miles. >> i have worked on quite a few oil spills. but the size of this makes you feel overwhelmed. >> i think it's devastating for the wildlife down there. >> reporter: this video shows workers racing against time. plucking birds from the oily black water. >> we'll take them to a wildlife rehabilitation center, where you can get cleaned up and hydrated. >> reporter: that's where experts like cindy wash that sticky, gooey oil from the bird's feathers, a delicate process that can take up to an hour for each bird. and these birds are for an hour at a time. >> we start and get as much of the oil off as you can. and get into the next one and
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the next one. >> we're pushing this together. >> you can't scrub feathers. you'll ruin them. then we do a physical rinse. with special water pressure. at that point, if we've done our jobs well, the oil is gone. basically, what we're doing is washing out the soap. >> reporter: even though it appears bp has capped the leak, marine biologists say their job is just beginning. >> oil in this habitat could take years and years to remove. and i don't think we even know how far the impact could be. >> what was most difficult for you to see? >> i think seeing the birds suffer. >> watching them. to know that i can at least try to help. >> they always thank us when we release them. >> reporter: jessica kartalija, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, sidney says she is on standby now. and she's ready to go back is and help as soon as she is called. time now for a quick look
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at the stories you'll find in the baltimore sun. how we rank in vacation beach water quality. eye surgery and other cosmetic surgeries, how safe are they? and the feasibility of building a soccer stadium. for these stories and more, go to wjz.com. a familiar part of baltimore skyline is getting a slight makeover. the national aquarium is taking down the 350-foot long blue neon wave that has been on the south side of the building since it opened back in 1981. it will be replaced by a new wave made from l.e.d. lights, cutting the wave's energy use by 70%. >> even they're energy savers. >> you know what, adam, you're right. they are energy savers. >> they have been watching. >> they have. but it will be neat to see if they have the same design or
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what. still to come on wjz's eyewitness news tonight. the immigration fight. the federal judge makes a major ruling about arizona's controversial new immigration law. fatal flight. more than 100 people killed, including americans. when a plane crashes in pakistan. i'm bob turk in the first warning weather center. a return to pleasant weather headed our way. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. and wjz 13 is always on. here's a look at the top stories at this hour. for instant updates and all the day's news, and the updated forecast, log onto wjz.com. hi! welcome to progressive.com. come on in, and i'll give you a free quote. quote and compare in about 8 minutes. now, that's progressive.
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new information in the terrorism in pakistan. all 152 people on board the plane died, including two americans. the passenger plane went down in cloudy and rainy weather. the local tv footage you're seeing here shows a lot of twisted, metal wreckage. they also hampered efforts to try to find evidence from the scene. an update tonight by a man shot and killed by police on his own wedding day. the city of new york has agreed to pay a $7 million settlement.
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police fired 50 bullets at them in 2006 as they left bell's bachelor party at a strip club. they thought they had weapons but turns out they were unarmed. people opposed to arizona's new ims gration law are celebrating tonight. a judge put a hold on several questionable parts to that law just hours before it took effect. >> the most controversial parts of arizona's new immigration law won't be enforced when the rest of the measure goes into effect on thursday. federal judge susan bolton put a hold on the law that requires police to detain people they stop for another reason and suspect they're in the country illegally. and the part of the law that made it illegal for undocumented workers to solicit work in public places. >> i think she blocked the
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portions that arguably could be found unconstitutional. >> reporter: the judge's decision is at least a partial victory for the obama administration. the justice department was among the groups that stopped to keep the law from being enforced. arizona's governor says the fight is far from over. >> we are going to continue to request that we get heard on this. and that the citizens of arizona are protected. >> reporter: attorneys for the state argue the law is constitutional. they say arizona is a common point of entry for illegal immigrants. and they have the right to protect their border. they went a step further, saying the law would help federal immigration. >> i think it would imply that senate bill 1070 contradicts the law. and i think it is in support of federal law, not contradicting it. >> reporter: supporters and opposers are expected to take the streets thursday, when the law goes on the books. joel brown, cbs news, the white
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house. >> and governor jan brewer says she will likely appeal the ruling and seeks to get the judge's decision overturned. an annual report is out for the healthiest states for children. the factors considered 10 categories, including children living in poverty, infant mortality and graduation rates. at the top of the list, new hampshire and vermont. maryland is right in the middle, coming in at 25th. >> get that number up. katie couric has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. he was a young soldier who lost his life in afghanistan. why is an insurance company making money off of his death? a special investigation tonight only on the cbs evening news. here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wall street. we'll be right back. ,,
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martin o'malley. moving maryland forward. 'cause they're gonna have a good time, and they've got extra money in their pocket. those are happy passengers. how much does it cost for those snacks again? nothing. at southwest airlines, when we have a sale, it's a sale. [ male announcer ] southwest airlines has flights starting at $49 one-way. book now only at southwest.com. [ rand ] how can you not want to get on the plane? come on and get on the plane. we're saving you money. now that's a plane full of happy. [ employees ] grab your bag. it's on. [ ding ] the heat and humidity has made a comeback. live look outside now. on more changes coming. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. bob turk updating the five-day forecast. also, a closer look at what we can expect for tomorrow. bob? >> tomorrow afternoon, we're going to see showers and thunderstorms. probably afternoon time. and any of those storms
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tomorrow going to have brief downpours and gusty winds. upper 80s to maybe the low 90s. all depends on how much sun we get. but one thing is for sure. once the front moves through late tomorrow evening. it cools down. 66 tomorrow night. beautiful friday and saturday. mid to low 80s. temperatures back in the low 60s and sunday, looks like a lot of clouds. and partly cloudy. 86 on monday. adam? still to come on eyewitness news tonight. after yesterday's disappointment. some good news for one rookie. mark has a lookok,,,,,,,,,,,
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we have been talking about that heat and humidity. and i'm sure it was present in westminster today. mark viviano is live at training camp in westminster. mark? >> it's not bad if you don't have to wear a football helmet. but that's the job of the ravens. we told you the story of one particular rookie, terrence cody. finally got to produce his first rookie practice.
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see the number of vet veterans who are here. iii saw dominique and jared. in fact, you're not going to see ed reed take part if n any training camp while he works with his trainer. veterans who are coming off injuries do get a head start on training camp. and jonathan had a shoulder operation. he's lost some weight and is looking great as he heads into his 8th nfl season. >> it's good to get out here and see where you're at. and see, you know, it's one thing when you're feeling good, sitting at home, doing nothing. it's another thing when you get out here on the field and you hit somebody or knock somebody else. and the shoulder doesn't hurt. and it feels strong. now, matt berk coming off surgery. he had an elbow operation. it remains to be seen how much he'll be able to do friday.
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remember, tomorrow's practice session is closed to the public. first full-squad workout coming up friday. college workout as well. maryland linebacker, alex wujack, was named the preseason all-acc. the senior wujack is the nation's top 30. and his teammate, tory smith, also preseason, all conference. wide receiver and kick returner. smith was the top returner in the acc last year. maryland opens up its season against navy. that game to be played in baltimore on september 6th. let's talk baseball now. for the orioles, it's another game in toronto and another chance to beat the toronto blue jays. a team that the orioles have failed to beat in 11 games that they've played against them so far this year. jeremy guthrie is the orioles' starting pitcher in the dome. he's trying to contain the toronto lineup. brad mills will start for
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toronto. first pitch in about 15 minutes. the washington nationals say they are not overly concerned about the health of rookie sensation steve strasburg. he wormed up to pitch last night. but he had to cancel, due to inflammation in his right shoulder. mri exam done today. no structural damage. the nats say it's just normal wear and tear, but they will be ultracautious, regarding strasburg's work that is ahead. and that's going to wrap it up here in westminster. more on the ravens tonight at 11:00, plus your orioles highlights. and hopefully they will be highlights. back to you for now. >> wouldn't that be nice for a change, mark? >> we'll cross ouou,,
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well, that does it for us tonight. be sure to join us tonight again at 11:00. >> thanks for watching wjz, maryland's news station. don't go away. there's much more ahead on the cbs evening news with katie couric. including soldiers risking
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>> couric: tonight, on hold-- a federal judge blocks key provisions of arizona's new immigration law just hours before they were to take effect. i'm katie couric. also tonight, burned to the ground-- wildfires destroy dozens of homes in southern california and force thousands to evacuate. how insurance companies are making profits off the death benefits of fallen heroes. and spectacle on the hudson-- the town that's getting ready for the wedding of the year. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. arizona's new immigration law will go into effect just after midnight tonight but without its most controversial provision. a federal judge in phoenix put them on hold today while a challenge to the law, filed by the obama administration, works

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